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Author: Liv Iles @ Arundel

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Rain, rain go away

Posted on 10th October 2012 by Liv Iles @ Arundel

Hello All I’ve just returned from a trip to the Highlands and by the sounds of things the weather has been better up in Scotland than down here in ‘sunny Sussex’!  It’s caused havoc with plans at Arundel.  Our [...]

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Rain stops play

Posted on 24th September 2012 by Liv Iles @ Arundel

What a grim day.  Volunteer Peter Ashley, our resident weatherman, reported that over an inch of rain fell yesterday.  On my drive into work this morning Mill Road was completely waterlogged, the ditch overflowing onto [...]

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A swoop of sand martins and a siege of herons

Posted on 11th September 2012 by Liv Iles @ Arundel

It’s been a brilliant week here at Arundel, the grounds have been full of happy people enjoying the sun and seeing some pretty special sights. The kingfishers have been putting on an incredible show all over the [...]

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Observant ornithologists

Posted on 28th August 2012 by Liv Iles @ Arundel

Hello all Hope you’re well and escaping the showers.  It’s a very funny time of year at the moment as summer breeding has virtually finished, the last few late broods are fledging now.  An air of [...]

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A new toy

Posted on 18th August 2012 by Liv Iles @ Arundel

A few weeks ago I ordered a moth trap using a generous donation from one of our long standing supporters. It caused great excitement when it arrived in a giant box and we immediately started thinking about when we could &[...]

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Working for wetlands

Posted on 8th August 2012 by Liv Iles @ Arundel

It’s been another busy day here at Arundel.  The grounds have been a hive of activity since the weather turned brighter.  Vegetation just went wild and the core grounds team of six have been aided by our brilliant [...]

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Gnarly Nymphs

Posted on 16th July 2012 by Liv Iles @ Arundel

Well it’s torch day in Arundel  and even with my most positive head on I can’t say it’s looking great out there! It’s blowing a hooley and it’s been wet for as long as I can remember.  It’s got to … [...]

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Splendidly Wild

Posted on 3rd July 2012 by Liv Iles @ Arundel

Hello all I’m back at Arundel after a few days away last week up at Slimbridge where I was attending the centre managers meeting.  As usual we had a packed agenda and covered a range of topics sharing best practise &[...]

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All go at Arundel

Posted on 22nd June 2012 by Liv Iles @ Arundel

Afternoon all! I’m having a bit of a nightmare with computer problems today and the wind just cut our power but I thought I’d just say a quick hello.  It’s been a funny old week at the centre following the &hellip[...]

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Wet, wet, wetlands

Posted on 14th June 2012 by Liv Iles @ Arundel

Afternoon All! I’m sitting in the office looking out at a relatively clear and bright sky for the first time in what seems likes weeks (I am prone to exaggeration but it does feel like forever!).  It’s all been [...]

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